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First time fleet enema, did I do it right? Was very constipated...

Posted 9 Aug 2013 by michellexxx12 6 answers

So I just took a fleet enema for the first time because I was very constipated. I held it in and it almost immediately caused me to have bowel movement. I figured that because of this I let go of the enema too soon so I injected a few more times but after nothing really came out except for the ...

Is there a good alternative to Linzess?

Posted 1 Jul 2013 by Karangahan 9 answers

Hello everyone. I have been prescribed by my doctor with Linzess. I have chronic GI disorders abdominal, pain, feeling bloated (severely uncomfortable). I started yesterday but when I woke up this morning, I had this pain, distention in my whole abdomen that extended to both sides. I took 3 aspirin ...

Is there anything OTC comparable to Lactulose?

Posted 3 Sep 2014 by LymaBeane 4 answers

I am taking Lactulose and it works well for me. My doctor wonders why I would always need it. Miralax doesn't work for me. Is there anything OTC that is comparable to Lactulose so that I don't have to depend on a doctor to get the help I need? Thanks

Amitiza not really working - any advice or suggestions?

Posted 6 May 2014 by lhoover1985 6 answers

I am a 28 year old female who prior to about 1 1/2 years ago, had absolutely no medical issues, let alone GI issues, to speak of. I'll also say there are no GI issues in my family history, with the exception of my brother who developed ulcerative colitis around the same time I started having ...

Amitiza - Body odor and vaginal infections?

Posted 1 day 12 hours ago by JavaJo 1 answer

Have any of you noticed a change in body odor since taking Amitiza? Really stinky BO or chronic vaginal bacterial infections?

Magnesium Citrate - Really need help! Question regarding severe constipation?

Posted 22 Jun 2016 by ElleLynne 2 answers

I had colon surgery 4 years ago. My colon literally ripped in two from severe constipation & diverticulitis. I take Relistor injections (which is a opioid blocker). Miralax, senna, mineral oil used on occasion. I feel like I just need to get cleaned out. Will Magnesium Citrate pills do that? ...

Has anyone on Limbrel had relief from constipation ?

Posted 18 days ago by Roxanne koush 0 answers

I have been on opioids for many years and is causing chronic constipation but since taking Limbrel 500 it has completely helped my condition. I recently read a few reviews about a few severe negative reactions after taking Limbrel for a few weeks. I am now a bit worried that might happen to me.

Is it possible for amitiza to cause weight gain?

Posted 27 Jun 2016 by annanoeld 1 answer

Hello- for the past 3 months I have been taking amitiza for my ibs in combination with dulcolax. After months of not seeing results from other medications, this actually worked! I am no longer chronically constipated, and my doctors are considering dropping the dosage given my progress. HOWEVER in ...

Gastroparesis and constipation: what works?

Posted 18 Dec 2016 by BMhoarder 0 answers

I was diagnosed with severe gastroparesis, and also esophageal spasms, and chronic constipation. So, I haven't gone in several days, despite daily Lizness and Miralax. I am currently doing prep for colonoscopy. I already drink massive amounts of water, so not concerned about dehydration. So I ...

I'm prescribed 15 ml of Lactulose 4 times daily. Have had liver cirrhosis for three years.?

Posted 1 Dec 2016 by Sasha24 1 answer

... Constipation is somewhat of a problem, but the main thing that effects me is GAS. Gas that I cannot expel from my body. I've tried peppermint tea and essential oils that I rub on my skin, baking soda, ALL of the OTC remedies and most recently something called "IBgard" that caused ...

Constipation - Chronic - Has anyone missed work due to severe cramping, laxative usage taking?

Posted 2 Dec 2016 by overthisproblem 0 answers

... sometimes days to work ? I take 145mcg BID, fiber supplement, and probiotics. Still have episodes of no BM for up to 4-5 days.

I've taken Linzess 290mcg for 3 days with no BM and am wondering why it's not working for me?

Posted 22 Oct 2016 by Seeking info 2 answers

I used colonoscopy prep to clean out prior to starting Linzess. I've been drinking lots of water along with the medication.

What happens next when Golytely doesn't work?

Posted 29 Aug 2016 by emfay13 2 answers

I have chronic constipation from opioids. I don't have ins and last week ended up in the er for extreme pain. I should probably add that I have a rectal prolapse. My Dr had told me to go in if that happened, btw. I hated going to the ER for constipation, but you can literally feel the hard ...

Constipation keeps coming back?

Posted 22 Sep 2016 by HDJL20 1 answer

Since about May of this year, I have had pretty much constant constipation, in the fact that I have had 8 goLytely colon clean outs, many enema's, and one colonoscopy in late July. I am currently taking miralax everyday 2-3 times a day prescribed by my GI, as well as a constipated med called ...

Problems with Fecal Impaction?

Posted 25 Jul 2016 by Kingbuba 4 answers

I was given some amitiza samples to try for opioid induced constipation. In four days I was impacted. It is terrible. I have gone back to miralax and stool softeners every day. It works, but at 3-6 days I have a huge cramping BM. Anyone else with OIC have anything that REALLY helps??

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